The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 661 733 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.34% 20.49% 20.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.97% 58.83% 60.37%
Number of salaries quoted 624 663 715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1181 1246 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.77% 34.83% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1074 1186
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 59 £35,000 -10.25% 9
Stockport -4 44 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Rochdale -3 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Oldham +2 13 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Wigan +1 13 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Altrincham -6 9 £40,000 - 4
Sale -4 8 £47,500 +82.69% 2
Cheadle -2 3 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 2
Salford - 1 £43,500 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 701 (57.46%) .NET
2 682 (55.90%) C#
3 612 (50.16%) SQL
4 479 (39.26%) ASP.NET
5 441 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
6 398 (32.62%) Microsoft
6 398 (32.62%) MVC
7 324 (26.56%) T-SQL
8 310 (25.41%) JavaScript
9 284 (23.28%) CSS
10 273 (22.38%) HTML
11 268 (21.97%) Windows
12 253 (20.74%) TDD
13 246 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 239 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 236 (19.34%) Finance
16 224 (18.36%) MS Excel
17 223 (18.28%) WCF
18 220 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
19 208 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 201 (16.48%) jQuery
21 191 (15.66%) SQL Server 2014
22 156 (12.79%) .NET Framework
23 154 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
24 152 (12.46%) Web Services
25 151 (12.38%) Web Development
25 151 (12.38%) OO
26 149 (12.21%) AngularJS
27 135 (11.07%) Degree
28 134 (10.98%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 51 (4.18%) CMS
3 38 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.80%) IIS
6 20 (1.64%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.82%) NetWeaver
9 10 (0.82%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.66%) Drupal
11 8 (0.66%) GeoServer
12 6 (0.49%) Apache
12 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.49%) SAS
13 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 224 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.10%) MS Office
3 22 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.49%) SPSS
6 3 (0.25%) MS Project
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Visualfiles
2 13 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.25%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.25%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.082%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.082%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.082%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.082%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.13%) Google Play
4 15 (1.23%) Office 365
5 10 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.49%) SaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.25%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.25%) GitHub
9 3 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.43%) Internet
2 41 (3.36%) SAN
3 23 (1.89%) VPN
4 21 (1.72%) Firewall
5 20 (1.64%) HTTP
6 17 (1.39%) DNS
7 16 (1.31%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.15%) LAN
9 9 (0.74%) WAN
10 8 (0.66%) NAS
10 8 (0.66%) VoIP
11 7 (0.57%) DHCP
11 7 (0.57%) Ethernet
11 7 (0.57%) IPv4
12 5 (0.41%) Intranet
13 4 (0.33%) MPLS
14 3 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (19.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 220 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 208 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (15.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 125 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 120 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
7 111 (9.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 74 (6.07%) MySQL
9 67 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 66 (5.41%) NoSQL
11 64 (5.25%) Relational Database
12 49 (4.02%) MongoDB
13 36 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 27 (2.21%) QlikView
15 27 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 25 (2.05%) RDBMS
17 22 (1.80%) DTS
18 20 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
19 16 (1.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 74 (6.07%) Visual Studio
2 71 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 67 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (3.69%) NUnit
5 42 (3.44%) JIRA
6 38 (3.11%) Selenium
7 36 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 30 (2.46%) JUnit
8 30 (2.46%) Subversion
9 29 (2.38%) MSTest
10 28 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 26 (2.13%) SpecFlow
12 24 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (1.23%) Moq
15 10 (0.82%) AccuRev
15 10 (0.82%) FxCop
15 10 (0.82%) StyleCop
16 8 (0.66%) Mercurial
16 8 (0.66%) ReSharper
General
1 236 (19.34%) Finance
2 83 (6.80%) Games
3 75 (6.15%) Legal
4 43 (3.52%) Marketing
4 43 (3.52%) Retail
5 39 (3.20%) Law
6 14 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.07%) Back Office
7 13 (1.07%) Music Industry
8 12 (0.98%) Banking
9 10 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.66%) Advertising
12 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.082%) Electronics
14 1 (0.082%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 779 (63.85%) Developer
2 459 (37.62%) .NET Developer
3 298 (24.43%) C# Developer
4 237 (19.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 152 (12.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 145 (11.89%) SQL Developer
7 139 (11.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 135 (11.07%) Software Developer
9 126 (10.33%) DBA
10 119 (9.75%) SQL DBA
11 112 (9.18%) Analyst
12 102 (8.36%) C# Software Developer
13 99 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
14 88 (7.21%) Senior Developer
15 63 (5.16%) Applications Support
15 63 (5.16%) SQL Server DBA
16 60 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 59 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
18 58 (4.75%) Java Developer
19 54 (4.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (57.46%) .NET
2 479 (39.26%) ASP.NET
3 284 (23.28%) CSS
4 273 (22.38%) HTML
5 246 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 223 (18.28%) WCF
7 201 (16.48%) jQuery
8 156 (12.79%) .NET Framework
9 152 (12.46%) Web Services
10 149 (12.21%) AngularJS
11 134 (10.98%) XML
12 116 (9.51%) Entity Framework
13 105 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 101 (8.28%) WPF
15 94 (7.70%) HTML5
16 89 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 77 (6.31%) LINQ
18 74 (6.07%) CSS3
19 72 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
19 72 (5.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.52%) Replication
3 73 (5.98%) iPad
4 68 (5.57%) Clustering
5 67 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 60 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (4.51%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.13%) iPhone
9 21 (1.72%) User Experience
10 19 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.31%) Blackberry
13 14 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.90%) Data Integration
15 11 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.82%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.82%) PMI
17 8 (0.66%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 268 (21.97%) Windows
2 88 (7.21%) Windows Server
3 55 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (3.52%) Linux
5 38 (3.11%) Android
6 37 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.30%) Windows 10
9 27 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 27 (2.21%) Windows 7
10 21 (1.72%) Unix
11 15 (1.23%) CentOS
12 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (32.62%) MVC
3 253 (20.74%) TDD
4 154 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (12.38%) OO
5 151 (12.38%) Web Development
6 132 (10.82%) Scrum
7 106 (8.69%) Software Engineering
8 97 (7.95%) Web Application Development
9 96 (7.87%) BDD
9 96 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (7.38%) Unit Testing
11 84 (6.89%) High Availability
11 84 (6.89%) Mentoring
12 81 (6.64%) Dependency Injection
13 70 (5.74%) Project Management
14 68 (5.57%) ITIL
15 63 (5.16%) OOD
16 62 (5.08%) ETL
17 61 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 682 (55.90%) C#
2 612 (50.16%) SQL
3 324 (26.56%) T-SQL
4 310 (25.41%) JavaScript
5 107 (8.77%) Java
5 107 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 64 (5.25%) PowerShell
7 42 (3.44%) Ruby
8 41 (3.36%) VB
9 36 (2.95%) C++
10 22 (1.80%) VBScript
11 21 (1.72%) PHP
11 21 (1.72%) VBA
12 20 (1.64%) F#
13 16 (1.31%) XPath
14 15 (1.23%) ANSI SQL
15 11 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.74%) ActionScript
16 9 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 135 (11.07%) Degree
2 59 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.89%) ISEB
4 20 (1.64%) MCSA
5 15 (1.23%) MCT
6 13 (1.07%) HND
7 11 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.57%) MCSE
10 6 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.49%) MCP
11 4 (0.33%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.25%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.082%) CFA
13 1 (0.082%) MCITP
13 1 (0.082%) PMP
13 1 (0.082%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.082%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.082%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.69%) QA
2 15 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.23%) SLA
3 10 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.74%) WAI
5 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.15%) Terminal Server
4 8 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.25%) SRDF
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
8 2 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.082%) NFS
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.082%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.082%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (2.05%) Kibana
2 17 (1.39%) SCCM
3 16 (1.31%) LiteSpeed
4 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.49%) SCOM
5 6 (0.49%) WMI
6 4 (0.33%) Puppet
7 3 (0.25%) Ansible
7 3 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.25%) Packer
8 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.082%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.082%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.082%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.082%) Graphite
9 1 (0.082%) WSUS
Vendors
1 398 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 129 (10.57%) Oracle
3 59 (4.84%) VMware
4 56 (4.59%) Google
5 26 (2.13%) Citrix
5 26 (2.13%) iManage
6 24 (1.97%) RedGate
7 23 (1.89%) Tableau
8 22 (1.80%) IBM
9 21 (1.72%) Cisco
10 20 (1.64%) SAP
11 15 (1.23%) Remedy
12 14 (1.15%) Cognos
12 14 (1.15%) Interwoven
13 13 (1.07%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.90%) Sitecore
15 10 (0.82%) NetApp
16 9 (0.74%) HP
17 8 (0.66%) EMC
17 8 (0.66%) ESRI
Cheadle, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working unlmtd holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27.5k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago